Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
Court Simmons ’18 won’t walk across the commencement stage with the rest of the Class of 2018 on Saturday, May 19. The interdisciplinary health services major, who completed studies in December 2017, says it’s simple: “I’m not done yet.”
The demands of being a Division I athlete might discourage many students from devoting their time to other activities, but that didn’t hold back Lincoln Park, New Jersey, native Christopher Blewitt ’18 from getting involved.
In April, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) at Saint Joseph’s University graduated its third cohort of students. The program included lectures, seminars and breakout sessions led by successful business owners, entrepreneurs and faculty members from the Haub School of Business.
A nine-percentage-point improvement in the acceptance rate since 2014 headlines early Class of 2022 enrollment returns, indicating strength in the academic quality of the incoming freshman class. Additionally, SJU is poised to enroll the largest percentage of students of color and Pell Grant-eligible recipients in its recent history.
Twin sisters and SJU seniors, Marisa and Tera Egan of King of Prussia, will both attend graduate programs in the medical field. Marisa will study cellular and molecular biology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Tera will study biomedical sciences at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Deciding where to go to college often feels like an overwhelming prospect. Campus size, location, opportunities and amenities — there are endless considerations when determining which school is the best fit. Kim Allen-Stuck, Ph.D., assistant vice president of student success and educational support at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, shares four tips for high school students when selecting their future institution.
The St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia has awarded sophomore George Frattara ’20, of Warrington, Pennsylvania, the St. Andrew’s Scholarship. The $25,000 award will enable Frattara to study at the University of St. Andrew’s in Fife, Scotland, during his junior year.